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Deacon Leo Merritt, Sr.
1937 ~ 2021 (age 84)
Obituary & Services
Deacon Leo Merritt, Sr., age 84 of Wendell, departed this earthly life on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00PM, Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Riley Hill Baptist Church, Wendell. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Wendell.
A visitation will be held from 4-8PM, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at William Toney's Funeral Home, Zebulon.
Surviving: his children, Linda Ellis, Leo Merritt, Jr., Lisa Montague (Joe, Sr.), Lavonne Merritt, Pastor Lenora Dawson (Thad) of Wendell; Sister, Geraldine Williams (Harold) Rolesville; brother, Alexander Teasley of Sanford, 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Service of Love and Dignity provided by William Toney's Funeral Home, Zebulon.
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Saturday June 19, 2021 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM William Toney's Funeral Home Inc. 216 E. Barbee Street Zebulon, NC 27597
Sunday June 20, 2021 1:00 PM Riley Hill Baptist Church 6101 Riley Hill Road Wendell, NC 27591